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James Whitney Wilkin

congressman

James Whitney Wilkin, American congressman. member of New York State Assembly, 1800, 08-09, speaker, 1809; member of New York State Senate, 1801-1804, 11-14; member Council of Appointment, 1801, 11, 13; member United States Ho.

Background

Wilkin, James Whitney was born in 1762 in Wallkill, New York, United States.

Education

Graduated from College of New Jersey (now Princeton), 1785. Studied law.

Career

General New York Militia.

Membership

Member of New York State Assembly, 1800, 08-09, speaker, 1809. Member of New York State Senate, 1801-1804, 11-14. Member Council of Appointment, 1801, 11, 13.

Member United States Ho.

Connections

Children include Samuel Jones.